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Presence Volume 17

Presence 17.1


ARTICLES

"Cultivating Compassion: An Interview with Janet Ruffing, RSM"
Bob Gardenhire III and Celeste Marie Nuttman, RSM

"Coming Home: Fairy Tales and Spiritual Direction"
Deborah Hanus

"Being Present to Toxic Culture: A Wake-up Call"
David Fouche

"Animals, Spiritual Direction, and Prayer"
Mindy Tatz Chernoff

"A Call for Direction"
Jade Angelica

FEATURES

Focus

About Our Authors

Readers Respond

About Our Poets and Artists

Reviews

Poetry

"An Innocent Response"
Donna Erickson Couch

"Just Everything Slowing"
Jennifer (Jinks) Hoffmann

"Down The Rabbit Hole"
Monika John

"Saturday"
Breindel Lieba Kasher

Reflection

"Mirror, Mirror, on the Prison Wall"
Laurie Blefeld

"Music and Spiritual Direction"
Don Clymer

"Grace, Gratitude, and Grit: The Growth of Spiritual Directors International"
Sandra Lommasson

Presence 17.2


ARTICLES

"Our True Selves and Spiritual Direction"
William Barry, SJ

"Death as Spiritual Teacher: End-of-Life Lessons for the Living"
Kava Schafer

"Not-Knowing in Spiritual Direction: Reflections on Social Identity"
Kelly Arora

"E-spiritualdirection: Providing Access for People in Outlying and Rural Areas"
Joann Nesser

"Parliament of the World’s Religions: Promoting Peace through Spiritual Direction"
Kristen Hobby

"Quantum Entanglement, the Wounded Healer, and Presence"
John Hitchcock

"Spiritual Direction in Health Care: The Continuing Formation of a Spiritual Direction Program at Orlando Health"
George Geans, Julie Harper, Andrea Henson, and Debbie Lewis

FEATURES

Focus

About Our Authors

Readers Respond

Reviews

About Our Poets and Artists

Poetry

"Nascence"
Debra L. Jarvis

"How Shall I Address You"
Katherine E. Krause

"A Tribute to Dorothy Day"
P. Eugene Barber, SJ

"Compassion and the cat"
Trish Harris

Reflection

"Walking on Sacred Soil: In Memory of Thomas Berry"
Nancy Mangano Rowe

Presence 17.3


ARTICLES

"The Practice of Gratitude"
Wilkie Au

"The Body as Prayer: Using the Body as a Tool for Spiritual Awareness"
Phyllis Reitz

"Sacred Presence in the Losses of Our Lives"
Nancy Copeland-Payton

"Meeting the Challenges of Interfaith Spiritual Direction"
Charles Burack

"Missing the Mark, Finding Redemption"
Denise McGuiness and Terry Cappiello

"Walking on the Two Feet of Love: Mysticism and Social Commitment"
Susan Rakoczy, IHM

FEATURES

Focus

About Our Authors

Readers Respond

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Reviews

Poetry

"Oak Grove"
Rev. Kay Sylvester

"Reminder"
Wendi Romero

"How To Listen"
Jeff Druery

"Something Beautiful"
Sarah Rehfeldt

"I Closed the Door So Neatly"
Laurie Basile

Reflection

"Reiki and Spiritual Direction: A Divine Connection"
Lauri Ann Lumby

Presence 17.4


ARTICLES

"A Philosophy of Spiritual Direction Training: Through the Prism of One Particular Example, the Ignatian Spirituality Course"
Andrew Walker

"Spiritual Direction with Evangelicals"
Deb Turnow

"Presence in a Health Care Setting: Sacred Time, Sacred Space, and Sacred Touch"
Hannah O’Donoghue and Scott Quinn

"Healing the Postmodern Soul"
Pierrette Stukes

"Listening to Native Americans: Hearing the Deeper Story"
Sandra McKee

"Attentiveness to the Spiritual Needs of the Seriously Ill"
Patricia A. Parachini, SNJM

FEATURES

Focus

About Our Authors

Readers Respond

About Our Poets and Artists

Reviews

Poetry

"Joy"
Sarah Rossiter

"Soup"
Marlene Marburg

"Balancing Act"
Adrienne Jansen

Reflection

"Becoming a Wise Woman: When a Spiritual Director Designs Her Own Ritual of Transition"
Teresa Di Biase

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